The Chief Executive Councillor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Dorjey Motup today said that LAHDC is committed to provide all basic amenities in the district.This was stated by the Chief Executive Councillor while addressing the General Council Meeting at Council Secretariat Assembly Hall, here today.Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay, Executive Councillor for Agriculture Tsering Wangdus, Executive Councilor for Health Gyal P Wangyal, Executive Councillor for Tourism Tsering Sandup, Executive Councillor for Animal and Sheep Husbandry Mumtaz Hussain, Member Parliament Ladakh Thupstan Tsewang, besides Councillors of Hill Council, Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Leh Avny Lavasa and Head of departments of various departments were present on the occasion.The CEC informed that planning and development has conveyed Rs. 57.02 crore under regular schemes, Rs 12 crore under NABARD loan assistance, Rs 2 crore as NABARD State share, Rs. 55.45 crore under centrally sponsored schemes and Rs. 9.42 crore as state matching share for centrally sponsored schemes under capex budget for the year 2018-19 for the Leh district. He asked the officers to gear up their men and machinery for mitigating developmental related issues of the people.During the year 2017-18, Dorjey Motup informed that 160.44 Km road has been blacktopped, 13.85 km road metalled, 11.23 km shingled and 48.81 km fair weather road have been constructed under various schemes like district plan, BADP, NABARD, Town and Cities, UIDSSMT and CRF.
LAHDC asked the EC Agriculture to promote agriculture and horticulture schemes among the farmers for boosting the agriculture production in the district. He said that Leh district has great potential for agriculture and horticulture production.The Executive Councilor for Animal and Sheep Husbandry Mumtaz Hussain informed the CEC that measures has been taken for stopping fish mortality at Sato-Kargyam nallah adding that a detail project report for permanent solution has prepared and submitted to the LAHDC for further instructions.The Executive Councillor for Tourism Tsering Sandup informed the house the tourism department is making sincere efforts for providing all modern line basic amenities to visiting tourists in the district. He said that instruction has been issued to the officers for facilitating the visiting tourists with all basic amenities so that they do not face any inconvenience during the visit to the district.During the General Council Meeting, DC Leh Avny Lavasa replied to the questions put up by the councillors and said that the District Administration is committed to provide civic amenities to the people at their door step. She said that there is no constraint of funds in mitigating the genuine issues of the people of the district.